Man About The House. Image shows from L to R: Chrissy Plummer (Paula Wilcox), Robin Tripp (Richard O'Sullivan), Jo (Sally Thomsett). Copyright: Thames Television.

Man About The House

ITV sitcom about a flat-sharing trio. 39 episodes (6 series), 1973 - 1976. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Paula Wilcox, Sally Thomsett, Yootha Joyce and others.

Series 5

1. The Last Picture Show

First broadcast: Thursday 4th September 1975

Chrissy's dating an exceedingly dull man with a particular fondness for film-making - the more arty, the better. It's also her birthday, and he gives her a brand new cine camera, which she sets about experimenting with. Meanwhile, Larry can think of much more interesting types of films...

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2. Right Said George

First broadcast: Thursday 11th September 1975

Robin is in a musical mood, but with no apparent aptitude for the guitar, Chrissy introduces him to the Ropers' piano. Meanwhile, George's beloved banger of a car is on its last legs.

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3. A Little Knowledge

First broadcast: Thursday 18th September 1975

The trio are in desperate need of cash, and Chrissy is determined to find Robin a new job. After browsing the vacancies in the paper, a position selling encyclopaedias door-to-door seems a possibility.

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4. Love And Let Love

First broadcast: Thursday 25th September 1975

Two's company but three's a crowd, as the old saying goes. And so it proves to be the case when first Chrissy, and then Robin, hope to have some privacy in the flat for the evening!

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5. How Does Your Garden Grow

First broadcast: Thursday 2nd October 1975

With their rent overdue, George talks Robin and Chrissy into clearing the garden. Chrissy decides to take a couple of the more attractive looking plant specimens indoors to brighten their flat, but Larry's got some alarming news for them - one's a cannabis plant!

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6. Come Fly With Me

First broadcast: Thursday 9th October 1975

George has bought Mildred a new female budgie as company for their male, and asks Robin, Chrissy and Jo to look after it for the evening. Meanwhile, Chrissy has a pair of Frank Sinatra tickets to give away and she intends to make Robin work for them.

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